This Weekend’s Latest Parish News

Welcome to Canon Keith Dean-Jones OGS

We are delighted to welcome Canon Keith Dean-Jones OGS, a former Assistant Curate of this Parish, and currently the Rector of Taree, as our preacher for this Patronal Festival Weekend.  Fr Keith has recently been appointed as the Parish Priest of Bundaberg in the Diocese of Brisbane and will be taking up this new position in August after a life-time of ministry in the Diocese of Newcastle.

Parish Soup Lunch Tomorrow

Please join us tomorrow at 12.30 pm for a soup lunch in the Ministry Centre with Father Keith. Soup will be provided, please bring drinks and dessert to share if you are able, but if you are not, come anyway!

God Time Family Eucharist – Tomorrow at 4 pm

The God Time Family Eucharist has moved to the Parish Hall for Winter, continuing on the 2nd and 4th Sundays each month with a more relaxed service and Sunday School for children followed by a meal. You are most welcome to join us this afternoon.

Facing the Past: Shaping a Healthy Future

You may have seen news coverage of the Bishop of Newcastle’s statement on Wednesday relating to historic cases of child abuse within the Diocese of Newcastle. A video of his statement and the text are both available on the Parish website.

Offertory Envelopes

Offertory envelopes for the coming 12 months are now available at the back of church. Please collect a box as you leave church today. Thank you for your generous and faithful giving to God
through this Parish.

 

Saint Peter’s Emergency Relief Winter Appeal

Emergency Relief is now conducting their winter blanket appeal – a box is at the back of the church to place any donations in or they could be dropped in at E.R. any Thursday morning. Our clients are always very grateful when they receive them.  Thank you.

Peter the Pink Mission Pig

Please collect your mission pig from the back of church if you have not already done so, and use it collect change for our
mission partners.

St. Peter’s Rotary Catering Service

The Annual Meeting of St. Peter’s Rotary Catering Service will be held Thursday 9th July 2015 at 9.15am. All members and anyone interested in joining the catering service are invited to attend. The catering service is run every Tuesday, approximately 3hrs. (5-8pm) on a roster basis once a month.

French Cuisine Luncheon – Sunday 19th July

Join us for a French cuisine luncheon on Sunday 19th July, 12 noon for 12.30 pm in the Parish Hall. Cost $50 per person. Name and payment by 5th July…  list at the back of Church.